Haringey Council faces a bill of more than half a million pounds after it voted to abandon the Haringey Development Vehicle at a cabinet meeting last night.

Haringey Council is set to ditch the controversial Haringey Development Vehicle policy, at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday night, costing at least £520,000.

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Catherine West took the plunge into Park Road Lido as she visited the pool at the weekend, to help mark the formation of the Park Road Lido User’s Group.

A rogue landlord who rented out illegally converted flats in Crouch End will have to pay back £300,000 he made from renting out nine “tiny” flats in the same house.

A few weeks ago the “literati” of Crouch End were invited to celebrate the first birthday of our new Waterstones.

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Homes for Haringey and Haringey Council have looked to calm fears that housing jobs they’re advertising do not signal the restart of the unpopular Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) project.

An open manhole in the middle of a kids’ play area in Muswell Hill has neighbours fearing for children’s safety – because its cover keeps being nicked.

To mark Foster Care Fortnight (May 14 to May 27), we spoke to resident Jane* about the immense rewards of foster caring with Haringey Council

Flats at the new Hornsey Town Hall development have gone on the market, with campaigners criticising how expensive they are.

Schools in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey referred 1,360 children for mental health treatment in the last year.

It has been an honour and a privilege to serve the people of Crouch End over the last four years.

Haringey’s new council has hit the brakes on the controversial closure of Stroud Green’s Osborne Grove nursing home.

Cllr Joseph Ejiofor is the new leader of Haringey Council, after two rounds of voting by Labour councillors last night.

The Labour Party have met expectations and kept control of Haringey Council, however their majority has been reduced by a Lib Dem surge.

We have just been told by our Crouch End councillors that they will not be renewing our miniscule £1,000 grant for our carers coffee morning, needed for a day trip to the seaside and other tiny treats.

Residents in Haringey are furious about their street trees being cut back, and are asking whether the work has any benefit.

A judicial review against Haringey Council’s sell off of historic Hornsey Town Hall to overseas developers is poised to go full steam ahead after getting the thumbs up from a top planning barrister.

In voter packs delivered on Saturday, Haringey Council told residents they should only vote for one candidate, instead of three.

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Campaigners against the sell off of Hornsey Town Hall have raised £2,000 for a judicial review of Haringey Council’s decision to allow it to be turned into 146 flats and a hotel.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.


As part of a major refurb, the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale has renamed its three new-look function rooms to reflect the geography and rich history of the area. The largest, perfect for weddings and large meetings, is named after a Hampstead subterranean river, The Westbourne.

Londoners seeking high quality houses for sale within easy commuting distance of the capital are being advised to look north to St Albans’ prestigious Gabriel Square development.

Preparing your child in advance for school will go a long way towards ensuring the very best start for your child.

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